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Rupert Murdoch Resigns from Several Boards

Rupert Murdoch has resigned from several British company boards, including the NI Group, the Times Newspaper Holdings, and Newscorp Investments. A News Corp. spokesperson said the resignations were “nothing more than a corporate housecleaning exercise,” but because those companies control UK’s The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times, there is plenty of speculation of what this means.

The British, at least some of them, seemed pleased by Murdoch’s move. One analyst told The Telegraph, “James and Rupert have decided that they are not welcome in the UK, and they’re right.” But what about here in the states?

The New York Times noted that “It was not immediately clear whether Mr. Murdoch’s American newspaper and publishing interests would be affected.” Others took a firmer stance, claiming Murdoch was far from leaving his beloved stateside papers.

“Any major Murdoch retreat from newspapers will have to await the old man’s departure to the great newsroom in the sky,” reported The Daily Beast.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.